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Improving Health & Quality of Life

Creating a healthy mind and healthy body.

  • Personal development training courses
  • Healthy living seminars
  • Conference presentations
  • Publications

Health Circles focuses on energising your teams and providing them with a range of personal development techniques to improve efficiency, reduce stress, and enhance health and well-being. Our high quality training helps develop mental and physical alertness, leading to improved quality of life at home and work.

The companies we work with...

  • Support their high achievers
  • Reduce absenteeism and stress
  • Facilitate improved work-life balance
  • Achieve high performance
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About Gillian

About Gillian

Gillian is a published author with over 25 years of experience in health and wellbeing. Her background covers nursing, midwifery and health visiting, including experience working with the Flying Doctor Service in the Australian outback.

Gillian is a qualified master practitioner in neuro-linguistic programming and trained in Mind Mapping® and Speed Reading techniques with Tony Buzan. Gillian is also a licensed instructor in Pilates with the Body Control Pilates Academy® and runs regular Pilates exercise classes.

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What our clients have to say...

  • I took up Pilates with Gillian Burn and John Spencer eleven years ago for one hour per week following major back surgery. I am pleased to say I have had no problems since, I feel and move so much better. Pilates is now part of my life with a big reward for a small amount of time used.

    PL, Buckinghamshire

  • Thank you for looking after us for the last few years. We both benefited from your classes, we have lost weight, increased strength, flexibility and are much fitter. We liked the challenges you set and had an enjoyable time doing your sessions. We will continue to practice Pilates and hope that our new trainers will get somewhere near to the standard that you set, we will miss you.

    BB, Maidenhead

  • Good health and fitness is often taken for granted - a few simple steps can make a real difference to maintaining a happy and healthy life for the future. This pocketbook gives practical and clear advice, in an easily understood format - a few minutes reading and following it will reduce the need to meet a doctor in the future!

    Dr Steven Boorman, Chief Medical Adviser, Royal Mail Group

  • I was about to give up playing the cello due to shoulder pain but thanks to Pilates with Gillian plus my sissel cushion, not only am I not giving up but I'm thinking of buying a new cello!

    Maidenhead client

  • I am 58 years of age and in reasonable physical condition. I am really a beginner, but after my first few classes with Gillian at Norden Farm (Maidenhead), I already noticed some very positive changes: Firstly, following an inner ear infection a few years ago, my balance had never really recovered. For example when getting dressed I have had to sit down in order to put on knickers or trousers as I could not balance on one leg. After just half a dozen classes I noticed big improvements in my balance, and I can now hop around to put on my underwear like I used to do years ago! Secondly, I have noticed that I am getting stronger especially when standing up out of a low seat. Previously I found I was having to push myself up using my arms, whereas now I can just stand up. Thirdly, I have noticed much more flexibility in my neck and shoulders, especially when driving I can turn to look further over my shoulder at those tricky junctions. Each of these positive changes are very tangible improvements in my wellbeing (balance, core strength and flexibility), and I am a total convert to Pilates as you have been teaching it, and I look forward to further positive changes. Thank you.

    VA, Maidenhead

  • To be honest I have been delighted with the results that I have achieved in Gillian’s class in such a short space of time. I was suffering with lower back pain when horse riding as I became tired and my back always held me up due to my lack of core. After 3 weeks my lower back niggles were only during my riding lesson and not for 2 days afterwards. This just gets better all the time. My instructor was amazed at how much noticeably better my riding has become. Thank you, Gillian! The classes are fun and varied, too.

    Norden Farm, Maidenhead

  • It has been a pleasure getting to know Gillian and John over the last 4 ½ years, so a great shame to see you move away. I will miss my weekly class hugely. I’d like to say that I am now finely tuned as a result of your classes. I am better tuned that I have been in a long time and have enjoyed being pushed by John, amongst some great company.
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